Definitions for oologyoʊˈɒl ə dʒi

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  1. oology(Noun)

    The study of eggs, especially of birds.


  1. Oology

    Oology is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs, nests and breeding behavior. The word is derived from the Greek "oion", meaning egg. Oology can also refer to the hobby of collecting wild birds' eggs, sometimes called egg collecting, birdnesting or egging, which is now illegal in many jurisdictions.

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